Taxon: Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.

 
Genus: Abelmoschus
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Malvoideae
Tribe: Hibisceae
Nomen number: 623
Place of publication: Malvenfam. 46. 1787
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 66 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide Pl Res SEAs 19:57. 1999)
  • Gene sources: potential for disease resistance in okra (fide Genet Res Crop Evol 64:786. 2017)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of okra (based on affinities and crossability barriers due to chromosome number fide Genet Res Crop Evol 63:437, 442. 2016)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_34.html,)
  • Materials: essential oils (source of ambrette oil fide Pl Res SEAs 19:57. 1999)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; CRC MedHerbs ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, India, [Andaman and Nicobar] Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia (n.)]


    Cultivated



    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Java]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • South America


    Naturalized

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji (natzd.?)

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Loreto]


References:

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  2. Bates, D. M. 1968. Notes on the cultivated Malvaceae 2. Abelmoschus (Baileya) 16:104-107.
  3. Borssum Waalkes, J. v. 1966. Malesian Malvaceae revised (Blumea) 14:90-95.
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
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  6. Duke, J. A. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 1985 (CRC MedHerbs)
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
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  10. Gangopadhyay, K. K. et al. 2017. Diversity analysis and evluation of wild Abelmoschus species for agro-morphological traits and major biotic stresses under the north western agro-climatic condition of India Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 64:775-790.
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  21. Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants (Pl Res SEAs) 19:57-60.
  22. Patil, P. et al. 2015. A systematic review of the genus Abelmoschus (Malvaceae) (Rheedea) 25:14-30.
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  31. Werner, O. et al. 2016. Molecular systematics of Abelmoschus (Malvaceae) and genetic diversity within the cultivated species of this genus based on nuclear ITS and chloroplast rpL16 sequence data Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 63:429-445.

Check other web resources for Abelmoschus moschatus Medik. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?623. Accessed 26 April 2018.